Building compliance

I’m in the process of purchasing an apartment I would like to renovate. Do I have to wait until I have settled? – Rebecca, NSW

Q: I’m in the process of purchasing an apartment, and I am interested in renovating the property prior to moving in. …

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We have been having problems with the visitor parking and would like residents to stop parking in the visitors spots. Where should I go to for help? – Alan, NSW

Q: We have been having problems with the visitor parking. Residents believe it is okay to park there, as everybody has …

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Do I need an ABN and insurance to work in my building as a cleaner and gardener? – Fay, NSW

Q: I have been asked to do the cleaning and look after the garden in the block (of four units) that …

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Can we install separate water meters in our building? – Suzanne, QLD

Question:
Can anything be done regarding separate water meters? I find it unfair to have to pay for excess water other …

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Can some lots have pergolas in my complex while others cannot? – Suzanne, QLD

Q: Is it fair for one part of our Queensland body corporate complex to be allowed to erect a pergola (at …

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Is it legal for people to conduct mechanical works on common property? – Chris, NSW

Question: Hello, is it legal for people to conduct mechanical works on common property?
– Chris, NSW
Answer: Hi Chris, sorry but …

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Who owns my front door?

Question:
Is the entry door to an apartment the responsibility of the owners corporation and, therefore, common property? Or, is it …

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What is the legal height of an undercover car park in a commercial building and is it required to have any signs mentioning the height? – Shishir, NSW

Question: What is the legal height of an undercover car park in a commercial building and is it required to have …

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What advice would you give to a body corporate considering towing a lot owner, visitor and other vehicles breaching by- laws on common property in Queensland? – Bill, QLD

Question: What advice would you give to a body corporate considering towing a lot owner, visitor and other vehicles breaching by- …

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